Homemade Cheez-Its

Homemade Cheez-Its

homemade cheez-its

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Talk about a delicious recipe…these Homemade Cheez-Its are one of my favorite snacks to munch on and the kids love them! Even better, these are much healthier for you than the store bought ones. Just be sure to make enough because they won’t last long.

If you love cheesy snacks then I highly recommend trying this one out! 😉 Enjoy…

Homemade Cheez-Its

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Ingredients: 

  • 8 oz Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 tbsp cold Butter cut into small pieces
  • 2 tbsp Shortening
  • 1 tsp Kosher or Sea Salt
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 2 tbsp Ice Cold Water

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What to do:

  1. Blend the cheese, butter, shortening and salt together on medium low speed in a stand mixer or with a hand mixer.
  2. Add the flour and mix on low to incorporate (the dough will be dry).
  3. Slowly add the water just until the dough comes together in a lump. 2
  4. Form into a ball and wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for an hour.
  5. Preheat oven to 375.
  6. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  7. Flour your work area and roll out the dough very thin (less than 1/8″).
  8. Use a pastry cutter to cut into 1″ squares and use a skewer or toothpick to put a hole in the center of each. 3
  9. Transfer to prepared baking sheet.
  10. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until light brown at the edges.
  11. Transfer to a cooling rack and allow to cool.

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Homemade Cheez-Its

Homemade Cheez-Its

Ingredients

  • 8 oz Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 tbsp cold Butter cut into small pieces
  • 2 tbsp Shortening
  • 1 tsp Kosher or Sea Salt
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 2 tbsp Ice Cold Water

Instructions

  1. Blend the cheese, butter, shortening and salt together on medium low speed in a stand mixer or with a hand mixer.
  2. Add the flour and mix on low to incorporate (the dough will be dry).
  3. Slowly add the water just until the dough comes together in a lump.
  4. Form into a ball and wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for an hour.
  5. Preheat oven to 375.
  6. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  7. Flour your work area and roll out the dough very thin (less than 1/8").
  8. Use a pastry cutter to cut into 1" squares and use a skewer or toothpick to put a hole in the center of each.
  9. Transfer to prepared baking sheet.
  10. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until light brown at the edges.
  11. Transfer to a cooling rack and allow to cool.
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Comments

  1. Gonna give these a try today! My kids love cheese its.

  2. These look soooo much better than the store bought version. Plus, you can play around adding cayenne pepper, etc. Can’t wait to try this!

  3. Can you use shredded cheese from the package and/or shredded block cheese with this recipe?

  4. oh my son will love me forever if I made these!! they looks so yummy and easy to make too!

  5. Oh my!! I love cheese-its! I definitely will be trying these. Thanks for sharing!

  6. I like how there isnt a whole lot of ingredients and you know what is in them unlike when you buy them from the store. Thanks for linking up at Tell Me About It Tuesday. We hope you hop over and share with us again next week.

  7. my favorite snack food – thanks for the recipe

  8. These look delish!! I found you through the link up. I’d love to try these! Any suggestions on perhaps a shortening substitute?

  9. These look delicious! I can’t wait to try them for my kiddos!
    Thanks for linking up to #MotivationMonday

  10. Really…we eat cheese like mice in this house!! Thanks for sharing and linking up with us at the #WWDParty – Happy Valentine’s Day.

  11. Cheez It’s one of my all time favorites, I will just love your recipe, it looks awesome! Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and enjoy your weekend!
    Miz Helen

  12. These look so yummy! I can’t wait to try.

  13. these look amazing! Can’t wait to give them a try! Thanks for coming over and sharing at The Weekend Retreat hope to see you back on Thursday!! 

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  15. So clever! I would love to make these with my little one. If you are ever looking for another real food recipes link up, please stop by and join us at Tuesday Greens! Have a great week!

  16. I LOVE cheeze-its. I think I am definitely giving these a try 🙂 Found you on Peek-a-Boo Patterns link up. Thanks for the recipe-

  17. What a great idea! yum!

  18. Stopping by from the Kitchen Fun and Crafty Friday linky 🙂

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  22. It looks so tasty.
    Can I do these without the shortening?
    Thanks

  23. when transferring to the baking sheet, should you space these out? do they bake up a lot?

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  28. I used 2T coconut oil in place of the shortening. These are amazing!!!! Roll them out very thin!

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